Double blow for UK’s Boris Johnson as he loses two key by-elections

Double blow for UK’s Boris Johnson as he loses two key by-elections

Campaign posters in Wakefield, West Yorkshire, ahead of a key by-election triggered after Conservative MP Imran Ahmed Khan was convicted of sexually assaulting a minor. Daniel Harvey Gonzalez/In Pictures via Getty Images LONDON — U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson has suffered a double blow at the ballot box as his party lost two key parliamentary … Read more

Colombia picks 1st leftist president in tight runoff contest

Colombia picks 1st leftist president in tight runoff contest

Newly elected Colombian President Gustavo Petro (C) and his running mate Francia Marquez (R) celebrate at the Movistar Arena in Bogota, on June 19, 2022 after winning the presidential runoff Daniel Munoz | Afp | Getty Images Colombia will be governed by a leftist president for the first time after former rebel Gustavo Petro narrowly … Read more

France’s Macron loses parliamentary majority; economic reform agenda at risk

France’s Macron loses parliamentary majority; economic reform agenda at risk

French President Emmanuel Macron might have been relieved after getting reelected in April — but his second term in office just got a lot more complicated. His Ensemble! alliance has lost its absolute parliamentary majority of five years following a second round of legislative elections. France’s President Emmanuel Macron speaks to fellow voters as he … Read more

Jan. 6 witnesses push Trump stalwarts back to rabbit hole

Jan. 6 witnesses push Trump stalwarts back to rabbit hole

One by one, several of Donald Trump’s former top advisers have told a special House committee investigating his role in the Jan. 6 insurrection that they didn’t believe his lies about the 2020 election, and that the former president knew he lost to Joe Biden. But instead of convincing Trump’s most stalwart supporters, testimony from … Read more